A conceptual model that serves as a representation of the evolution of social compliance programs of fashion brand companies was introduced. The model includes five levels: 1) code of conduct and supplier auditing checklist, 2) building a relationship with the supplier/factory management, 3) capacity building, and 4) self-directed continuing improvement.
Keywords: corporate social responsibility, factory auditing, codes of conduct, social compliance
How to Cite:
Burns, L. D., (2020) “Hierarchy of Social Compliance Programs: A Conceptual Model”, Sustainability in Fashion 1(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/susfashion.11416